China is not deterring from its antics. China is constantly trying to provoke America. Meanwhile, the US has claimed that the Chinese warship passed in an unsafe manner near the American vessel in the Taiwan Strait.
What is the matter
US military officials said a Chinese warship passed unsafely within 150 yards (137 metres) of a US destroyer in the Taiwan Strait. However, China has not given any response in this matter.
What did the US Indo-Pacific Command say?
The US Indo-Pacific Command said in a statement that the US and Canadian navies were conducting a joint exercise in the strait on Saturday. Then the Chinese ship was cut off in front of the American guided missile destroyer Chung-hoon. He then had to slow down to avoid a collision.
Chinese ship passed by American ship
The US Indo-Pacific Command said the US and Canadian navies were carrying out routine exercises in the strait at the time when the Chinese vessel cut across the front of the US vessel in an unsafe manner. Video footage broadcast by the Canadian website Global News showed a close collision between the ships.
Chinese Embassy kept silence in the matter
Although the Chinese embassy in Washington did not respond to the matter, the US Indo-Pacific Command said the Chinese ship passed close to 150 yards and violated maritime rules of safe passage in international waters. Is.
Chinese aircraft had violated the international airspace
Earlier, the US Indo-Pacific Command had said on Tuesday that on May 26, a Chinese fighter jet carried out an "unnecessary aggressive maneuver" near US military aircraft over the South China Sea in international airspace.
What is controversy?
Please tell that Taiwan was earlier a part of China. When civil war broke out in China in 1949, Communists led by Mao Zedong defeated the nationalist Kuomintang Party led by Chiang Kai-shek. Since then, the Chinese government calls Taiwan a part of its country. Although Taiwan's government maintains that the PRC has never ruled the island. At the same time, US President Joe Biden has said that America will protect Taiwan in the event of Chinese aggression.